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1922

Bollo International Fruits Foundation

José Vercher Cuñat plants the first seeds of the company. We started out with the sale of grapes and opened our first little big company in the Community of Valencia, based in Benifairó.

Bollo International Fruits Foundation
1952

First expansion

In 1952, his son, José Vercher, together with his wife Matilde Company, started modernising the company with a new fleet of vehicles and opening up the brand to the national market.

First expansion
1970

We started direct sales to the professional sector

The company began to focus its activity in the Madrid area. As a novelty, NARANJAS BOLLO develops a new direct service system for specialist shops in this province.

We started direct sales to the professional sector
1980

The third generation joins the company.

José, Juan, Sergio and Oscar Vercher. Quantitative leap in the activity of the company with the opening of new markets along the whole Cantabrian coast.

The third generation joins the company.
1991

We start selling fruit in the European market

First Prize for Commerce, awarded by the Valencia Chamber of Commerce. We start marketing our fruit in Europe.

We start selling fruit in the European market
1997

We expand our infrastructure

With a 30% annual growth in kilos. First expansion carried out with a new warehouse with an open-plan and modern structure, incorporating the most advanced techniques in citrus fruit management.

We expand our infrastructure
2000

We expand our production

First international expansion, in terms of production, in the southern hemisphere: South Africa, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

We expand our production
2002

First Prize for Agri-food Quality

First Prize for Agri-food Quality granted by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

First Prize for Agri-food Quality
2005

We open the Bollo Brazil subsidiary

Birth of BOLLO BRAZIL where we have three of our own farms with more than 6000 Ha and covered facilities of more than 10,000m2 for the processing of melons.

We open the Bollo Brazil subsidiary
2007

A benchmark company in leading European markets

With a 25% growth in kg, we continue to grow in many large European distribution chains. At present, we are a benchmark company in leading European markets.

A benchmark company in leading European markets
2008

Consolidation in the international market as producers

Consolidation in national and international markets as producers of piel de sapo melon.

Consolidation in the international market as producers
2009

We open our Bollo Senegal subsidiary - We launch new brands

Expansion of the company in Senegal. New farms for off-season melons. Launch of our premium-quality BOLLO PRIVILEGE and BOLLO FRESHQUALITY line, our reference brand for ultra-fresh products with leaf.

We open our Bollo Senegal subsidiary - We launch new brands
2010

The new gourmet line, Bollo Privilege, rules the market

The new Bollo Privilege line takes hold in the market and is quite the success, yielding a 20% increase in sales. Own production grows by 40%

The new gourmet line, Bollo Privilege, rules the market
2011

We start to have a strong presence in the media

Strong presence in the media. Bollo is already one of the fruit companies that invests the most in TV advertising. Bollo is featured in episodes of some of the most popular series and prime-time shows. The MELONES BOLLO brand is consolidated as the reference in quality and flavour in national and international markets.

2012

The 4th generation joins the family company

Sustained year-on-year growth of 20%. Increase in the sale of watermelons. Gradual incorporation of the fourth generation into the company team

2013

We continue to grow in terms of marketing and producing fruit

Continued presence at the Fruit Logistica trade show throughout the decade and start of activity at Fruit Attraction, with more space and a new stand design. Establishment of the brand in social networks, with an active multimedia presence. We continue with sustained annual growth and optimism, given the steady increase among leading chains across the European continent.

We continue to grow in terms of marketing and producing fruit
2014

Expansion of facilities

We expand our facilities by 15%, creating new warehouses, cold rooms, loading docks and a modern pre-calibration system with twenty outlets that allows us to speed up classification by size and colour of fruit entering our facilities.

Expansion of facilities
2015

Implementation of the Balanced Scorecard management system in Bollo Spain

We continue to improve and increase our production system by implementing the BS system to align resources and people in the same corporate direction.

Implementation of the Balanced Scorecard management system in Bollo Spain
2016

Acquisition of new farms in Huelva

Acquisition of farms in the Huelva area, with the implementation of cutting-edge methods in the production and selection of citrus fruit varieties.

Acquisition of new farms in Huelva
2017

First year of the “Flavour of the Year” prize to our piel de sapo melon, awarded by consumers

First year we win the “Flavour of the Year” prize for our piel de sapo melon. We start to plant 110 Ha of Avocados in our farms in Huelva.

First year of the “Flavour of the Year” prize to our piel de sapo melon, awarded by consumers
2018

We continue to grow

For the second year running, we win the ‘Flavour of the Year’ for our piel de sapo melon. Sponsors of the Spanish National Paddle Tennis Championship. Expansion of the Bollo Brazil facilities, with 2,500 m2 of warehouse space. Participation as speakers at the Asia Fruit Congress.

We continue to grow
2019

Grand entry into the Chinese market, consolidating ourselves as a recognised brand

For the third consecutive year, consumers grant the “Flavour of the Year 2019” prize to our piel de sapo melon.



Grand entry of Bollo products into the Chinese market, consolidating itself as one of the most recognised brands in the country. “Internet Stars to the best Instagram” award given by FruitToday Euromagazine, in recognition of companies in the fruit and vegetable sector that work every day to have a good Internet presence.



First time at the Fruit Logistica Asia trade show with our own stand. Implementation and development of the Lean Manufacturing production method in the case-packing line. Birth of the SweetHeart line as a development of the Plastic-Free range, in addition to the Sustainability train line, one of the company's goals being to reduce the use of plastic within a 5-year period.

Grand entry into the Chinese market, consolidating ourselves as a recognised brand
2020

We start 2020 with ongoing improvements and growth in both production and sales

For the fourth consecutive year, consumers grant the “Flavour of the Year” prize to our piel de sapo melon. Development of several Cryptolaemus insectariums in some of Bollo's farms to carry out the first melon shipment from Brazil to China, being the first Brazilian company to directly ship fresh fruit between two countries. Installation of solar panels at the Benifairó de la Valldigna headquarters; 100% of the energy consumed in the plant is 100% renewable. Implementation and development of the Lean Manufacturing production method in the mesh-bag packing line and in the leaved orange and mandarin line. 10th anniversary of patrons of the Chair of Management and Business Culture of the UPV (Polytechnic University of Valencia).

We start 2020 with ongoing improvements and growth in both production and sales
2021

Consumers once again grant us the “Flavour of the Year”

For the 5th consecutive year, consumers grant the “Flavour of the Year 2021” prize to our piel de sapo melon and for the 1st time, to our SweetHeart melon.

Consumers once again grant us the “Flavour of the Year”
2022

For the sixth consecutive year, the consumer awards us the "Flavor of the Year" seal.

One more year, due to its flavor, color, texture, smell and general level of satisfaction, the consumer grant us the "Flavor of the Year 2022" seal for our star fruit, the Piel de Sapo melon #BolloFruits.

We continue with the extensions of the warehouse of our headquarters to offer a better service with our new line of citrus with leaves.

For the sixth consecutive year, the consumer awards us the
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